Blue Engine Board Members
Blue Engine is governed by a Board of Directors whose members are trusted advisors and leaders. We asked the Board why they decided to dedicate their time and talent to advance our mission.
Founder, Blue Engine
Blue Engine has always been about mission, team, and talent – partnering with courageous and hardworking educators to unlock the talent that exists inside of classrooms and schools. Then and now, it's a mission worth fighting for.
Former Accounting and Finance Professional
Blue Engine’s approach of optimizing the work of teachers already in the classrooms especially resonated with me, as I watched my daughter, a young teacher, grapple with challenges of working with her co-teacher. “Teach together, Reach every learner” simply says it all for me.
Investing & Strategic Advisory, Forest Road Company
You never know which kid will change the world given the opportunity. Blue Engine is transforming the public school experience to be more inclusive and learner-centered which is critically important to giving every young person a chance to realize their full potential.
Senior Vice President and Investment Counselor, Capital Group
I was the beneficiary of an excellent education that allowed me to enjoy the life I live today. I would like to see as many children as possible have the same opportunity and Blue Engine helps make that a reality.
Partner, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
To give every student a better chance, to reach their full potential.
Stephanie Durden Barfield
Team Engagement Director, Guild Education
Everyone is laser focused on the mission and works together to best serve students and teachers.
CEO, America’s Promise Alliance
The opportunity to reimagine classrooms and learning for students.
Managing Partner, ILO Group
We’re at a real inflection point in America — and a real crisis. The pandemic has taken a massive toll on learning for children. With multiple adults in each classroom, Blue Engine is leading a charge to make education more equitable and to realize significant acceleration of learning. I've been involved with Blue Engine since it was an idea on a whiteboard and am proud to see the change they’ve led to create a more equitable education system.
Board Chair & Senior Advisor, Goldman Sachs
I believe strongly in the need for system-wide change to tackle the deep educational inequities in our public schools. Blue Engine's unique skills and approach to team teaching have the power to transform classrooms and restore opportunity to students who have often been denied it.
Ambrose Wooden Jr.
Executive Director, J.P. Morgan
Commitment to educating every student through our team teaching model.
Managing Director, Watershed Advisors
Every student is capable of mastering the full rigor of grade-level learning. It’s our collective responsibility to design schools and classrooms so they can realize their potential. Blue Engine has figured out a key piece of the puzzle: how to accelerate learning for students with thinking and learning differences by optimizing how teachers work together.